Global Project Quality Infrastructure Newsletter
this is the fourth edition of our newsletter in 2020.
At this year´s Preparatory Meeting for the Annual Meeting of the German-Mexican Working Group Quality Infrastructure stakeholders discussed their interests - an important step for elaborating the Work Plan 2021. Read more...
Since 2015, the Sino-German Sub-Working Group Industry 4.0 has been working on international standardization for digitized industrial production. A success story accompanied by the Standardization Council Industrie 4.0 and the Global Project Quality Infrastructure. Read more...
The Sino-German cooperation remains productive: Three new reports were jointly elaborated within two technical expert groups of the Sino-German Standardisation Cooperation Commission. Read more...
Brazil's National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (Inmetro) is organising an online seminar series to modernise its regulatory model. Experts from industry organisations and consulting firms will be able to discuss international approaches and experiences. Read more...
The importance of quality in healthcare does not need emphasis during a pandemic. But what is needed to ensure that medical devices and equipment are of high quality and safe - especially with supply chains that cross borders? This was the topic of a presentation by GPQI-India at a panel discussion on 6 October. Read More...
Mexico’s new Quality Infrastructure Law causes a lot of attention. On 23 September more than 1000 participants took part in the Virtual Discussion Forum about the law, organised by the Mexican Ministry of Economy and GPQI. Read more...
On September 22, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) together with stakeholders of the German industry and relevant QI institutions made plans for the QI future with Brazil. Jointly, they discussed topic proposals for the Work Plan 2020/2021, to be signed during the Annual Meeting in November. Read more...
Standardisation plays an important role in ensuring the safety and reliability of medical devices and equipment. The corona pandemic underlines how important quality aspects in this field are. It also shows the relevance of international harmonisation. Read more...
The recently published 2020-2024 Sectorial Program of the Mexican Health Ministry presents the identified need for restructuring COFEPRIS, the decentralized agency responsible for protecting the public health, in order to optimise its processes to strengthen transparency. Read more...
Several thousand occupational accidents happen in India annually. With manufacturing playing an increasingly important role in India’s economy and more and more complex machines and technologies being used, functional safety of machinery is an important topic. Read more...
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